Active Living and Health Promotions GeneralMajor Program

17127

Total Hours

Contributed.

114020

Contacts

with Local Stakeholders.

60

Hours

of Multistate Efforts.

2267

Total Number

of Volunteers Engaged.

Program Indicators

Number of participants who attended age related health and wellness programs not identified as a “major program.”Major age-related programs include: Keys to Embracing Again, 10 Warning Signs, and AARP Prepare to Care

17940

Number of program participants who demonstrated an increase in physical activity levels

4081

Number of program participants who improved one or more health indicator (cholesterol, blood pressure, body mass index, blood glucose)

1274

Number of individuals who attended a fall prevention program

797

Number of program participants reporting adoption of physical activity practices

4559

Stories

Power of Produce Club

Food insecurity and poverty are both problematic throughout the America. In Kentucky specifically, 14.7% are living in poverty and 22.1% are living in poverty according to the U.S Census data from 2020. Montgomery County, KY is no different. There are families living in poverty and unsure where their next meal comes from. They often seek help from churches, food pantries, and other organizations available throughout the county. In response to this problem, the Cooperative Extension Service Famil...

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